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Celebrations

  • Engagement: Tamer-Murguia

    David and Marilyn Tamer of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Marie Tamer of Austin, Texas to Benjamin Wyatt Murguia of Austin, Texas. He is the son of Caroline Murguia and the late Raul Murguia of San Antonio, Texas.

    The couple will be married later this month at the Speed Art Museum in Louisville.

  • Edelen-Shipley Wedding

    Andrew Joseph Edelen and Kelsi Faye Shipley were united in marriage Saturday, July 2.

    The groom is the son of Larry and Margarita Edelen from Vine Grove. The bride is the daughter of Todd and Michelle Shipley from Shelbyville.

    The wedding took place at the Shelby Hills Farm. Dr. Maurice Hollingsworth officiated.

  • Lisby celebrates 65th Kentucky State Fair
  • 50th anniversary: Nelia Hartlage and Bob Roush

    Nelia Hartlage and Bob Roush were married on Aug. 20, 1966, at St James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown.

    They have two sons, Forrest and Pete; and two grandchildren, Alison and Aaron. 

    They will celebrate with family at Virginia Beach.

  • 90th birthday: Josette Roush

    Josette Roush will turn 90 on Sept. 12. She was born on Sept. 12, 1926 in Cherbourg, France.

    She was an elementary school teacher and spent much of her senior years helping others.

    She has two sons, Bob (Nelia) and Pat (Debbie); three grandsons, Forrest (Andrea), Pete and Chris (Jessie); and three great grandchildren, Alison, Claire and Aaron.

  • Boy Scout Troop 270

    Boy Scout Troop 270 installed two benches and a table set at the Shelby County Public Library.

  • Waddy High reunion

    The Waddy High School class of 1958 reunion was held on June 18. Attending were (back row from left) Rodger Brown, Don Searcy, Bobby Hill, Rebecca (Phillips) Tinsley, Glenna (White) Stivers, Martha (Brooks) Wilson, Ruby (Pullium) Ruble, Doug Witt, Johnny Miller, Robert Spencer and Joe Robertson; (front row) Judy (Rice) Vest, Joann (Cook) Bain, Delores (Rucker) Proffitt, Alma Faye (Temple) Bentley, Vivian (Jennings) Landers, Janice (Tiller) Davenport and Mary Jo (Smith) Brooks.

  • Lemonade for a cause

    These four young girls held a lemonade stand at a recent yard sale collecting money for Habitat for Humanity, not for themselves. The girls were three sister and a cousin (from left) Millie, Polly, Makenzie and Daisy Sowder. 3 sisters and a cousin.

  • Welker-Wu wedding

    Daniel Benjamin Welker and Emma Wu (Wu Ya) were united in marriage on Saturday, June 18.

    The groom is the son of Vance and Trina Welker of Shelbyville.  The bride is the daughter of Wu Guihua and Ma Youchun of Luoyang, Henan, China.

    The wedding took place at The Fisherman’s Church in Xincheng, Henan, China. Pastor Yang Shulin officiated, with Lu Weibing assisting and Huang Xiaozhou translating.

  • 92nd birthday

    Bessie Chowning of Shelbyville will celebrate her 92nd birthday on July 28. She received a very special early birthday gift from her great-grandson, Logan Bailey. Bailey, a pilot who attends Embry Riddle University, took her for here first ever airplane ride. They flew over the city of Frankfort in his Cessna 172 to view the capital and then back to Shelby County over her family’s homes. After landing she told family member “I loved it.”